What if one of those seemingly insignificant choices impacted your life forever? In “Choices” by Susan Kerslake we meet Peggy, a beautiful. The short story, “Choices” by Susan Kerslake is about an unexpected car crash of a couple named Peggy and Ken. Peggy and Ken “met like. In the short story Choices by Susan Kerslake, a woman named Peggy decides to go on a weekend trip with her boyfriend Ken and the two end.

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Choices Choices often influence our everyday life, but have you ever thought about the small decisions that you make daily? She then worked at Children’s hospital in the Child Life Department.

What is Peggy’s sense of her relationship with Ken before the accident? What big question has this text left you with? To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: We were still friends after that but recently his dad’s cancer came back and he needed a friend to talk to and i was here for him and this experience made me feel like i was closer to him. Notify me of new comments via email. I think the author tried to make us aware of the consequences of doing small actions.

Anonymous Kers,ake 6, at 7: Peggy has been asked by her friend, Ken, to go out for the weekend on a trip. Peggy mentions that the plans that Ken had for the weekend, what they would do together, is something that she could accomplish at home. Tuesday, October 12, Choices – Susan Kerslake. Hasti Nozadi October 8, at Does the story remind you of another book or movie on a similar topic?


One of those choices that I can relate to is texting while driving. Which can be seen in the quote: What do you think caused kerslwke accident? Knowing that fact alone is why I choose not to text while I drive, in the hope that I can spare the life of someone else and mine.

Susan Kerslake foreshadows the choice that Peggy ends up making and the consequences when you read the line: What does the author want you to think? Symbol God takes even the less deserving away from the ones we love.

Does the story remind kerslke of a real life event?

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Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Posted by Baillie Vickers at 9: What action might you take from at you have learned? How does the story help you think about social isues and social justice? Does it change after the accident?

I think that the authors ideas should be important to all people because we always take things for granted and overlook situations that could be life threatening, like getting in a car with your friend.

I think that after the accident when he is sitting in the waiting room he feels responsible because he stays there craddling his head in his hands, and does not leave. Hi, constantly i used to check website posts here early in the break of day, as i love to find out more and more.

This site uses cookies. Amazing kersslake work,seems like u put a lot of effort,looking forward to see more useful comments. Tomas Galus December 6, at You are commenting using your Twitter account. Does Ken show Peggy that he feels any sense of responsabiliy to her after the accident? You are commenting using your WordPress. Does this story have a good ending?


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Do ssusan belong to any of the groups in the text? I had to read it a couple times but the use of figurative language was really strong and i actually felt as if i was in her shoes. Newer Post Older Post Home. Susan Kerslake suwan subtle hints and very specific wording to give the reader the impression that Peggy would rather stay home than go on the trip with Ken.

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What if one of those seemingly insignificant choices impacted your life forever? In your mind, texting while you drive can seem like a small insignificant choice, but that one decision could cause you to lose your life.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Why do you think the author wrote the text? Taha Shah February 13, at 6: You are commenting using your Facebook account. Choices often influence our everyday life, but have ssusan ever thought about the small decisions that you make daily?